Ten Arizona sheriff’s today called for the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the Obama administration to appoint a special lawyer to investigate Operation Fast and Furious, a program that allowed thousands of guns to get into the hands of Mexican cartels.Read More »
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After a contentious vote last session, the Legislature promised to give $1 million to Pinal County to help fight border-related crime.
But the sheriff’s office says it’s still waiting for the money.
Three Arizona sheriffs are scheduled to make presentations Wednesday before a special committee of the Legislature that's devoted to examining security along the state's border with Mexico.Read More »
An investigator interviewed Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for 5½ hours as part of a probe into allegations of misconduct involving the lawman's top aides.Read More »
Despite a festering budget deficit, lawmakers have found a way to grant Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's request for funds for border-related immigration enforcement.Read More »
Sheriff Paul Babeu is pushing the state to give Pinal County $5 million for fighting drug smugglers.Read More »
Adams drew attention today to a House bill that would send $5 million to Babeu to allow the Pinal County Sheriff's Office to purchase equipment for an anti-smuggling task force, but some railbirds speculated the move was less about fighting smuggling than it was about congressional jockeying with Pearce.Read More »
The mayors of three Arizona border cities are asking Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu to tone down his comments about border security problems.Read More »
Two sheriffs gave a grim assessment of security along the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday, telling a lawmakers they need the federal government to send more soldiers.Read More »
Larry Dever wanted to address the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. Instead, he addressed the press corps at his lawyer’s office in Scottsdale. The Cochise County sheriff, along with his prominent counterparts from Maricopa and Pinal counties, hosted a viewing party at the Rose Law Group to watch the Nov. 1 hearing at the Ninth Circuit on SB1070. Sitting alongside Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, Dever made his opinions known, even if the three judges couldn’t hear him.Read More »